Gyron announces new 8MW “Ajax” datacentre in Slough, UK

May 28, 2012, Hemel Hempstead. Gyron today announced that it would be opening an additional datacentre in Slough, in the South East of England. When open for customer occupation in Q1 2013, the new Ajax facility will complement the existing Gyron owned and operated Maylands and Centro facilities located in Hemel Hempstead, and bring Gyron’s total announced power capacity to 19MW.

Conveniently located close to the M4 and the M40, and the M25 motorway encircling London, the new facility will offer up to 56,700 sq ft of datacentre space and 6,900 sq ft of associated offices and disaster recovery areas. The site will feature dual redundant 8MW power supplies from two dedicated on-site HV substations, as well as diverse connections to multiple fibre optic connectivity providers. Gyron plan to link the new Ajax facility to the company’s existing datacentres in Hemel Hempstead via a new dedicated high-speed fibre optic network ring.

Gyron’s Managing Director, Robin Balen said “The Ajax facility is a fantastic opportunity to offer new and existing customers access to our environmentally friendly Tier IV aligned facilities in geographically diverse locations for Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity solutions.” He added “We plan on providing our colocation services at a class-leading PUE of between 1.2 and 1.3, with all power supplied from 100% green renewable sources, and we will be extending our ISO 9001 (Quality Management), ISO 14001 (Environmental Management) and ISO 27001 (Information Security) external certifications to cover this facility”.

State-of-the art security measures will be in place to protect customer infrastructure and data, including 24/7 on-site security and engineering staff, full digital CCTV coverage, Government certified vehicular impact protection, blast proof windows, and prison specification electrified perimeter fencing.

For further details on the Ajax datacentre facility, please contact the Gyron sales team.

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About Gyron

Founded in March 2000, Gyron provides highly resilient and energy-efficient datacentre services, supporting business critical IT applications for customers across the world. The company offers colocation on both a wholesale and retail basis, along with associated connectivity and management services, all supported by comprehensive 100% availability Service Level Guarantees.

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